Rishikesh is a small town situated in northern India, in the state of Uttarakhand, in the foothills of the great Himalayas. Widely known as The Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas, as well as The World Capital of Yoga, Rishikesh has been since the 60's, a favorite destination for both spirituality and adventure seekers.
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Bungee Jumping in Oberhausen, Ruhr Area, North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
The city is also famous for its sports activity and especially bungee jumping. Bungee Jumping is regarded as one of the most popular extreme sports practiced on the spot, performed also by many supporters around the Lower Rhine area. You have many opportunities to jump over a building a bridge or a crane.
The jump height varies but the most often height is between 50 m and 60 m (164 ft – 193 ft). Depending on the height, moments after the Springer falls in free-fall just before the bungee cord slows down the case and then the jumper is thrown back repeatedly and the rope slowly settles and comes back to rest.
For many people it is really thrilling to get so close to the ground just before the rope absorbs the Springer in the rebound. There are many variations of bungee jumping and two mounting methods: one from the ankle or the hip. You can also experience a variety of platforms.
In Germany, jumping from bridges is prohibited regardless the fact that there are many people who try this kind of jump. There are many schools with experienced staff that will help you make the leap.